The Museum of Augustus - The Temple of Apollo in Pompeii, The Portico of Philippus in Rome, and Latin Poetry Peter Heslin

Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
27 Nov 2015
ISBN:
9781606064214
Imprint:
Getty Publications
Dimensions:
363 pages: 259 x 187 x 31mm
Illustrations:
32 color + 52 b/w illus.

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"In this work of original scholarship, Peter Heslin argues that paintings of the Trojan War, public and private, were a collective visual resource for selected poems by Virgil, Horace, and Propertius; in so doing, he reconstructs a world in which Augustan-era art served as inspiration for some of the greatest works of Roman literature"--Provided b

Peter Heslin is a lecturer in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham University.